Feb 062021
Love Letter

Francis Ow, the specialist in origami hearts, is the designer of this origami letter. The letter is pretty easy to fold and makes a great gift for Valentine’s day, though I don’t know how easy it will be to fold it back to the original shape, once unfolded! Will require some practise I think. The heart doesn’t really show till it is locked into place, by inserting it under the triangular tab at the top [Continued..]

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Feb 022021
Heart Wreath

Wreaths are great for any occasion and are a sure addition for Valentine’s Day. I found quite a few origami heart wreaths for Valentine’s day and actually thought that I could have a week of heart wreaths! Maybe I will do it next year For now, here is a very pretty and elegant wreath, made from 8 heart units. Red and white hearts would look great, I admit, but I wanted to try out another [Continued..]

Feb 012021
Cube of Love

With Valentine’s day coming up, the origami cube of love would make a great DIY gift It is a modular cube with a whole bunch of hearts in it! It is made from 6 units, each unit with a heart in the middle. The modules are made from half a square, that is, rectangles in the ratio of 1:2. They are quite easy to make. Use duo-coloured paper to get good contrast between the heart [Continued..]

Week 06 (Day 6): Valentine’s Day Ring

Feb 122020
Week 06 (Day 6): Valentine's Day Ring

Valentine rings are quite popular during this season and here are a couple of origami rings to make this time extra special for your sweetheart The ring is designed by Hiroshi Kumasaka. It is made from a square. In order to make a ring that fits you well, add 2 cms to the circumference of your finger. So if the circumference is 6.5 cms, add 2 to make it 8.5 cms. I converted this approximately [Continued..]

Week 06 (Day 5): Double Hearts

Feb 112020
Week 06 (Day 5): Double Hearts

Origami hearts are never complete unless Francis Ow’s hearts have been tried out. So here is yet another, this one is Ow’s double hearts. Though they look like they are 2 individual hearts placed side by side, they are actually made from a single sheet and are connected at the back The sheet used is half a square. I had used paper with print on both sides, but single sided paper also works fine. You [Continued..]